A Trip to Venus

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    "The heaven that rolls around cries aloud to you while it displays
    its eternal harmony, and yet your eyes are fixed upon the earth
    alone."
    
 DANTE.


    "This truth within thy mind rehearse,
     That in a boúndless universe
     Is boundless better, boundless worse.
     
    "Think you this mould of hopes and fears
     Could find no statelier than his peers
     In yonder hundred million spheres?"
    
 TENNYSON.

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